Hanover Museum

Operated by the Hanover Historical Society, the Hanover Museum's goal is to preserve the regions history and present it to all who wish to see. Guests who visit this converted 1800's prison will find plenty of relics and artifacts from throughout Hanover's history on display.


The museum has collected pieces of history from all eras of Hanover. Visitors will find pottery and artifacts from the native Arawak tribes, artwork and tools from the colonial era, and plenty of other pieces leading right up to modern day Jamaica.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in Hanover Parish if you plan on visiting Hanover Museum, since visitors to this region of Jamaica will have easy museum access throughout their trip. Though the region isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll still find a sizable number of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Hanover Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Dream Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (26.8 km) SW
Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort and Spa Hotel 1.2 mi. (24.6 km) E
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa Resort 1.3 mi. (24.4 km) E
Palm Tree Guest House Hotel 7.3 mi. (16.0 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

There are a couple of convenient out-of-doors activities to participate in during down time, when you and your group aren't viewing Hanover Museum. Vacationers with an interest in showing their aptitude at the course, will be able to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Tryall Golf Course. If golfing isn't your thing, you might want to head over to Watson Taylor Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Additionally, your group will have a chance to encounter one or two additional beach and golf choices in the vicinity. Fortunately, visitors will also be in the immediate vicinity of at least one other attraction within a short distance. One other close hangout near Hanover Museum is Watson Taylor Park, which you can find a short distance away.


Contact Information

Location: Hanover Parish, Jamaica


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